Jan 22, 2014
Lombardo's band performs in Bradenton
If you love big band dance music and you were alive in the 1940s and '50s, chances are you love the music of Guy Lombardo.
The tradition and meaning of 'Auld Lang Syne' at New Year's
The lyrics to the Scottish folk song are often attributed to poet Robert Burns, although he claimed he wrote it down after hearing someone else sing it.
Guy Lombardo's stuff still in limbo
Guy Lombardo's legacy still hasn't found a home. It's been nearly a year since The News-Press wrote about a treasure trove of items belonging to the late big band leader, languishing for about 40 years in two South Fort Myers storage units.
Lombardo has New Year's Eve connection
Q: What did Guy Lombardo have to do with New Year's Eve? A: Gaetano Alberto Lombardo was a violinist and leader of "The Royal Canadians," a popular big band formed with his three brothers in London, Ontario.
A good old New Year at the Rendezvous
Here is a little treat for those people who are just old enough to have a faint memory of a big band playing Auld Lang Syne, acknowledging bygone people and times and escorting us into the new year.